#SaveThePostOffice: In Defense of USPS

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Many essential services are feeling the unfortunate impact of the COVID-19 virus—especially the United States Postal Service, which might be shut down by the summer if not provided with more funding by the government.

According to the Government Accountability Office, “USPS’s overall financial condition is deteriorating and unsustainable.” USPS’s board has requested $75 billion in the next coronavirus bill.

Yet, Trump has threatened to veto any COVID-19 legislation that includes bailout funding for the USPS—in spite of its “essential service” status during the pandemic.

USPS is the largest postal service in the world. Yet like thousands of individual Americans battling coronavirus, its health is in danger (T a l. / Flickr)

If USPS were to shut down, 600,000 employees will be without jobs, including many people of color, who make up 39 percent of USPS…

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